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Community Health Center Doctors on COVID-19, Health Equity and Vaccines

In a new video, Community Health Center physicians from around the country reflect on their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic โ€“ a year in which the inequalities and racism in health care were glaringly exposed. Produced by the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association, this 6-minute video captures how health centers pivoted their operations quickly to respond to COVID-19 and underscores the importance of protecting yourself, family and friends by getting vaccinated.

โ€œYou have a choice, but your best choice is to take the vaccine,โ€ says Dr. Faith Polkey of Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services in South Carolina.

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The video features the following health center physicians:

Dr. Faith Polkey, MD, MPH โ€“ย Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.

Dr. Dan Miller, MD โ€“ย Sun River Health Care, Inc.

Dr. Felix Valbuena, MD, FAAFP โ€“ Theย Community Health and Social Services Center, Inc.ย 

Dr. Kim Chang, MD, MPH ย โ€“ย Asian Health Services, Inc.

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